Jade Brown

Jade Brown

Clinical Associate Professor of Law


BS, University of Florida
JD, Boston University School of Law


Biography

Jade Brown is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law in the Civil Litigation & Justice Program (CLJP) at Boston University School of Law. Jade teaches the art of lawyering in the CLJP’s clinics, in which students practice employment, housing, and family law in the context of analyzing issues of systemic justice. Previously, Jade was a staff attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS), where she practiced housing and consumer law. At GBLS, she represented consumers in a variety of cases including eviction, foreclosure, debt collection, credit reporting, and fraud cases. Jade also helped to develop a highly regarded Lawyer-for-the-Day Debt Clinic to represent consumers sued by debt collectors in small claims court. As a result of her expertise, she has been asked to testify before the Massachusetts Legislature about the effects of wage garnishment on low-income consumers. Jade graduated from Boston University School of Law in 2016 and was a recipient of the BU Public Interest Fellowship. She has been an active participant in the conversation about the COVID-19 pandemic and legal resources, most recently she created a project at BU Law where law students assist tenants with filing an Answer to an eviction case entirely remotely using the MADE online portal.

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